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Family Movies – Feb. 12 & 26

Dufferin Clark Library’s Family Movie programming continues throughout the winter! Every other Wednesday evening, starting at 6:30 pm, we will screen a movie that the whole family will want to see, and we’ll offer juice and popcorn to snack on. We hope to see you there!

akeelah and the bee  February 12 – Akeelah and the Bee (PG) 116 min

  A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee.








turbo  February 26 – Turbo (PG) 96 min

“Turbo” is the story of a garden snail with an impossible dream: to win the Indy 500. When a freak accident gives him extraordinary speed, Turbo sets out to try to make this dream come true.




Wednesdays at the Movies

Dufferin Clark’s Wednesday At the Movies programming continues! Every other Wednesday evening, starting at 6:30 pm, we will screen a movie and offer juice and popcorn to snack on. We hope to see you there!

February 15 – Up (PG – Parental Guidance)

78 year old balloon salesman Carl Fredricksen finally fulfills his lifelong dream of a great adventure when he ties thousands to his house and flies away to the wilds ofSouth America. But he discovers all too late that his biggest nightmare has stowed away on the trip: an overly optimistic 9 year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell.                                                                                     



February 29 – Akeelah and the Bee (PG – Parental Guidance)

Akeelah is a precocious eleven year old who, despite the objections of her mother, enters various spelling contests for which she is tutored by the forthright Dr. Larabee. Her aptitude earns her an opportunity to compete for a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee and this unites her neighborhood who witness the courage and inspiration of one amazing little girl.